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5155
Saturday 03/24/2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Skill Level
Advanced

Class Hours
3

Price
$85.00

Teacher
Alasdair Post-Quinn

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Double-knitting Lace with Alasdair Post-Quinn
The more I double-knit, the more possibilities I see opening up before me. I love the possibilities of lace – the elegant shapes and flowing forms that can be generated with just a few holes and decreases. As I push the boundaries of double-knitting, how could I not try double-knit lace? It turns out that there are several ways to do it – and not all of them are interchangeable. In this workshop, you’ll learn 3 of the methods of double-knit openwork that I’ve discovered, and the pros and cons of each. As with the other advanced workshops, you’ll also learn a really clean double-knit selvedge and a bind-off that mirrors the cast-on.

Note: Previous double-knitting experience required. (You should have taken Alasdair's Introduction to Double-Knitting or have done some other standard (not slip-stitch) double-knitting colorwork on your own or in another workshop.) You should also be comfortable with basic single-layer, lace kniting (decreases and yarn overs) and working from charts. 


Supplies
__2 solid colors (one light, one darker) of plain yarn in the fingering to sport weight range
__A pair of straight or circular needles a size or two larger than you would normally use for that yarn

__2 solid colors (one light, one darker) of plain yarn in the fingering to sport weight range
__A pair of straight or circular needles a size or two larger than you would normally use for that yarn.

Homework
Please download the homework worksheet at http://double-knitting.com/dklacehw and follow the instructions.